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Read my posts about the former Labour MP, and Prime Minister 2007-10, Gordon Brown. His time as Prime Minister is expertly covered in Brown at 10.

History

How well do you know the British Prime Ministers?

A quick history quiz for the weekend: only five recent Prime Ministers have not subsequently taken a seat in the House of Lords. Who are the six? … Read the full post »

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Political

Will it be ‘the economy, stupid’ in 2015?

Quite how traumatic the events of Black Wednesday were to the Conservative Party’s reputation are easy to overlook nearly twenty-five years on, but until then the century had seen four full-scale financial crises rocking the country’s economy – and every one had taken place under a Labour government. … Read the full post »